About Us

Inspiring Mining Professionals Worldwide

What We Do

Explore how SME strives to build a better world through mining, metallurgy and underground construction.

Who We Are

See how our members, as diverse and broad as the industry itself, make a difference in communities around the world.

Where We Come From

Delve into the storied history of the Society and our advancement to reflect the ever-broadening interests of our members.

Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, SME and all its leadership value and seek diverse and inclusive participation within the mining and minerals community.

SME promotes involvement and expanded access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, or disability.

SME is committed to creating an environment that draws upon the strength of the diversity of our Board and Committee leaders to meet and exceed the expectations of our members and customers.

Championing the issues and perception of the mining industry for the greater good.

Championing the issues and perception of the mining industry for the greater good.

Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, SME and all its leadership value and seek diverse and inclusive participation within the mining and minerals community.

SME promotes involvement and expanded access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, or disability.

SME is committed to creating an environment that draws upon the strength of the diversity of our Board and Committee leaders to meet and exceed the expectations of our members and customers.

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Attendees share their experience as members of SME

Since its inception, SME has continued to evolve over the years to stay abreast of industry changes and to reflect the ever-broadening interests of its members.

Our Board of Directors

William W. Edgerton

President

Ronald L. Parratt

President-Elect

Robert W. Schafer

Past President

David L. Kanagy

Secretary-Treasurer

Robert P Kudlawiec

Director

Tim J. Swendseid

Director

Dr. John L. Uhrie, PE PhD

Director

Anne L. Williamson

Director

Jerry Gauntt

Director

Catherine A. Joyner

Director

Heather N. Lammers

Board Intern

Genny Homyack

SME Staff

Global Presence

Student Chapters and Professional Sections

Global Headquarters

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle

Englewood, CO 80112

Toll Free: 1-800-958-1550 (U.S. Only)

Main Number: 1-303-948-4200

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. EnginZone SAC

Monterosa 233 – 402

Chacarilla del Estanque

Santiago de Surco 15038, Peru

Phone: +51 1 2055511